Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics
Anna Volerman Beaser provides primary care to both adults and children. She is committed to fostering innovation in health care delivery and medical education in clinical, classroom, and community settings. Her academic interests include medical education and health care delivery. She also leads community-based initiatives to develop health and wellness programs in local schools. She is the co-director of LUCENT, a multidisciplinary primary care leadership training program for residents and faculty at the University of Chicago, as well as associate director for education in the Medicine–Pediatrics Residency Program. Her research focuses on reducing disparities for children with asthma through schools and in clinical settings, as well as fostering interprofessional collaboration and team-based care in clinics.
Volerman Beaser earned her undergraduate degree at Northwestern University and her MD at Boston University School of Medicine, graduating summa cum laude. She completed her medical training at the Harvard Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Boston Children’s Hospital Residency Program in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, serving as chief resident during her final year.